Why are square cube-shaped dice so popular when sphere and skew dice like the ones above look so much cooler? And according to Action Lab, they are just as fair as your run-of-the-mill boxy dice. Not only does this video inspire me to change up my board games with a variety of dice shapes, but it succinctly explains how spherical dice – which I didn't realize were actually useable – are made so that they work (and don't just roll off the table or land on a blank spot).
In this video, the camera configuration of the game Skyrim is modified so that instead of the camera's viewpoint and its pivot point being the same, the camera's viewpoint is moved a few inches forward—like our eyes are relative to our necks. The result is striking, and responses are divided between awe and motion sickness.… READ THE REST
By Torfi, A Firm Handshake is a pleasant reminder of what business life was like before the pandemic. Available for Windows, MacOS and Linux, it lets you approach people and shake their hands. They then become your associates, perhaps even your friends, and follow as you approach others and shake their hands, too. READ THE REST
In Infinity Dive, a free web game by keepeetron, you find yourself falling into a void containing a fractal curve. Using the pointer, you veer toward the curve as you fall toward it at ever greater speed. If ever you lose sight of the curve, you're dead. The curve comes at you faster and faster,… READ THE REST
Everybody has their main reason for wanting and needing a smartphone. For some, it's communication. For others, it's about web access anywhere and everywhere. And there are even those who literally couldn't get from Point A to Point B without a computer brain charting the course. Another key group of smartphone users is the chroniclers,… READ THE REST
In your eternal search to cool up your home — both figuratively and literally — a bladeless fan might be a great investment as the summer months start rolling into view. For efficiency, new power-saving bladeless fans help cool a space without being forced to pay the cost of using the air conditioner to chill out… READ THE REST
Microsoft has Windows. Apple has Mac OS. Between them, they're the operating systems running 92 percent of the computers in the world. And they were created, developed, owned, and sold as proprietary software by those two companies for use on their particular machines. Linux? Linux is the very definition of a free agent. A versatile,… READ THE REST